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The cat has chronic constipation getting lactulose 2x day.

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The cat has chronic constipation getting lactulose 2x day. Has not pooped since Sat night. I have given him 2 enemas over the last 2 days. He is also on presribed cat food for constipation
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name?
Customer: He does not seem in pain. Can't take to get u,til tomorrow. He is 16 yrs old.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the cat?
Customer: Earl
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Jennifer Van Noy replied 10 months ago.
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mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;}Hello,I'm Dr. Jenn and I'm a licensed veterinarian with 18 years of experience. I'm here to help with your question about Earl.I'm so sorry you're having this problem, but glad you're looking for the information you need. You may join the conversation at any time by typing in what you want to say then clicking REPLY or SEND. Then we can chat back and forth until you're satisfied with the information I've provided. I'll do my best to earn your good rating, because that's the only way I receive any compensation for helping you.In order to help me help you better, I'll need a little more information. To start with, please tell me:When you gave him enemas did you get any fecal material out? Were they warm, soapy water enemas?Is he still eating? How is his behavior otherwise?Has there been a recent change in his lactulose dose or prescription diet?I'll be standing by and awaiting your reply. Thank you for using our website.